Palmer SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
5

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Palmer, Alaska Info Snack

Palmer is a city in and the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is part of the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 5,937.
Population
6,773
Unemployment
9.8%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$198,500
Median Income
$58,389
Median Rent
$939

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Map Of Palmer, AK

Population over time in Palmer

Year Population % Change
2017 6,773 3.1%
2016 6,572 1.9%
2015 6,449 3.2%
2014 6,250 1.0%
2013 6,186 3.0%
2012 6,007 2.0%
2011 5,891 2.2%
2010 5,762 -

Crime in Palmer Per 100k

Crime Palmer AK USA
Violent Crime 278.4 829.0 382.9
Murder 13.9 8.4 5.3
Robbery 55.7 128.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 194.9 575.4 248.9
Property Crime 3396.4 3542.1 2362.0
Burglary 264.5 563.8 430.4
Larceny 2895.3 2402.7 1694.0
Car Theft 236.6 575.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Palmer

White
72.7% (4,923)
African American
3.2% (219)
American Indian
6.8% (461)
Asian
1.3% (91)
Hawaiian
0.5% (33)
Other
0.1% (6)
Two Or More
10.0% (675)
Hispanic
5.4% (365)
Race Palmer AK USA
White 72.7% 61.5% 61.5%
African American 3.2% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 6.8% 13.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 6.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 10.0% 7.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.4% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Palmer, Alaska

Less than $10,000
4.4% (29,801)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (44,701)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (47,411)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (67,052)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (94,822)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (132,073)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (88,049)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.2% (109,722)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (39,283)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (23,028)
Income Palmer AK USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 3.8% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 3.1% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 6.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 6.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 11.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 17.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 14.6% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.2% 19.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 7.2% 6.3%

Gender in Palmer

Female
48.6% (3,290)
Male
51.4% (3,482)
Gender Palmer AK USA
Female 48.6% 47.7% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 52.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Palmer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.1% (142)
9-12th Grade
6.9% (467)
High School / GED
35.6% (2,408)
Some College
27.5% (1,861)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (470)
Bachelor's Degree
14.2% (963)
Master's Degree
4.9% (333)
Professional Degree
0.9% (58)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (67)
Education Palmer AK USA
< 9th Grade 2.1% 2.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.9% 4.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.6% 27.6% 27.3%
Some College 27.5% 27.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.2% 18.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.9% 7.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.4%

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